If you have normal insulin sensitivity and enjoy fresh fruit, then please keep doing what you’re doing. You don’t need this post.
Natural anti-androgen treatments reduce testosterone or block its effects. In women, androgen blockers can improve the symptom of unwanted facial hair (hirsutism), usually associated with PCOS.
Anti-androgen supplements are not a stand-alone treatment for PCOS. You still need to fix the underlying driver of your type of PCOS. For example, if you have insulin-resistant PCOS, you need to quit sugar and take magnesium. By fixing the underlying driver of PCOS, you will restore normal ovulation which will naturally result in less testosterone and more estrogen and progesterone—all of which helps hirsutism or facial hair.Continue Reading
Next time your doctor orders a progesterone test, please stop for a minute, and ask yourself: “When is the right day to do this test?”
Of course, you’d hope your doctor would ask herself the same question, and then guide you to the correct day. But if your doctor is like other family doctors, she has surprisingly little knowledge of the female hormone cycle. She may not know when to test.Continue Reading